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San Francisco Ratepayer Advocate, Proposition I (November 2008)

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A San Francisco Creation of the Office of an Independent Ratepayer Advocate Act, Proposition I ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was defeated.

If Proposition I had been approved, it would have authorized the creation of an "Office of the Independent Ratepayer Advocate." This office would have made recommendations about utility rates to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

Election results

Proposition I
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No201,81163.29%
Yes 117,050 36.71%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposition I: "Shall the City create an Office of the Independent Ratepayer Advocate to make recommendations about utility rates to the City's Public Utilities Commission?"

Path to the ballot

Proposition I was referred to the ballot on July 16, 2008 by an 8-3 vote of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

In favor: Supervisors Alioto-Pier, Ammiano, Chu, Dufty, Elsbernd, Maxwell, McGoldrick and Sandoval.

Against: Supervisors Daly, Mirkarimi and Peskin.

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